My Saturday destination was the San Francisco Farmer’s Market at the Ferry Building. I found the ferry schedule from Larkspur just five minutes from our hotel to the Ferry Building at: http://goldengateferry.org/schedules/ and timed it to arrive mid-morning. By taking the ferry instead of driving, we got to see the Golden Gate Bridge, San Quentin Prison, Sausalito and Alcatraz by water and didn’t have to figure out where to park!
I love this photo of these two WWII veteran friends that were chatting during the ride.
San Quentin Prison, below
The ferry docks at the Ferry Building and you step off and you’re right at the farmer’s market. I LOVED their farmer’s market but WOW! at the prices!! Sticker shock and some of it is weeds to us that I would gladly give away… www.ferrybuildingmarketplace.com/farmers_market.php
Wally’s oyster sampling – Pricey!
Oh, my, gosh… CHEEEESEEE!!!
Think there’s a market for dandelion greens here in Tennessee? I got a few acres…
So after photographing and drooling my way through the farmer’s market, we decided to walk to the touristy Fisherman’s Pier area. For those that like to walk – go for it as it is a LONG walk. I would advise catching the trolley if you can fit on one. By the time we reached the Pier 39 area we were starving. We had heard that Scoma’s was the place to eat fresh seafood, so navigated our way to their humble-looking cafe on the docks. They had great views and we ordered the seafood sampler appetizer – because that was all we could stand to pay for. They are EXPENSIVE so be prepared if you want to eat there. I was so hungry I neglected to photograph the sampler. Sorry! www.scomas.com/
View from Scoma’s
I loved this bakery sign painted on the side of the building.
Headed back to Larkspur…tired after a full day!
Next stop, Petaluma Seed Bank and antique shops on our way north to Sonoma County.